General Purchasing Conditions

These General Conditions of Supply (hereinafter the “Conditions”) lay down rules to be applied to relationships for the supply of products, goods, services, tangible or intangible assets, completion of projects, works, including intellectual activities, consultancy, collaborations established between the Supplier and Roche S.p.A. - sole-shareholder company (hereinafter “Roche”) as a result of a purchase order issued by the latter.

Any contractual conditions prepared and proposed by the Supplier that differ from these Conditions will have no value with reference to the collaboration relationship between Roche and the Supplier referred to in the purchase order. It is understood that, if a specific contract to regulate the Supplier’s provision of goods, works or services is formalised between Roche and the Supplier, the conditions contained in the contract must be considered prevailing with respect to the rules contained in the General Conditions of Purchase.

The Supplier undertakes to act upon, and execute, what is specified in the purchase order received from Roche without violating any of the regulatory requirements referred to in (i) Legislative Decree No. 219/2006; (ii) the Farmindustria Code of Conduct, as well as (iii) legislation governing relations with healthcare professionals and public officials; (iv) Legislative Decree No. 165/2001, (v) Presidential Decree No. 62/2013, (vi) Legislative Decree No. 81/2008 (Consolidated Law on occupational health and safety), (vii) the current legislation and regulations on the prevention of corruption and on conflict of interest pursuant to Law No. 190/2012, as amended, and regulations, where applicable, on the prevention of corruption issued by Autorità Nazionale Anti-corruzione (ANAC, Italian National Anti-Corruption Authority).

The Supplier declares that it is aware of, and undertakes to comply with, the rules contained in the Code of Ethics and in the Organisation Policy adopted by Roche under Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 (viewable on the Internet site, and any procedures and guidelines of the Roche Group agreed upon from time to time.